Team of Rivals, Ca. 1980

 

tipsterReaders who read Doris Kearn Goodwin’s Team of Rivals with interest might want to take a peek at John A. Farrell’s biography Tip O’Neil.  O’Neil was speaker of the house during Ronald Reagan’s presidency.  Their relationship updates the rivals story for the eighties and shows how the opposition leader and president were able to work together on legislation when needed.

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One Response to Team of Rivals, Ca. 1980

  1. J. Kinnaman says:

    For more on this subject, check out Tip and the Gipper: when politics worked by Chris Matthews.

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